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Witch's Bubbling Stew

Monday, October 31, 2011      1 comments

1 package of stew beef 2 onions, quartered 2 carrots, sliced 2 Ė 3 potatoes, quartered Ĺ cup apple juice Beef gravy (I use a powdered variety, making enough for 2 cups of broth. Pepper to taste Place all ingredients in oven-safe... Read more

In My Father's Footsteps

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      2 comments

One of my commitments to a healthier lifestyle is to take ten to fifteen minutes of my thirty minute lunch break and get outdoors. I find the fresh air and movement helps me de-stress from whatever the morning has given me and I find myself rej... Read more

A Motto to Live By

Saturday, October 01, 2011      3 comments

You can't fail if you don't give up trying - Yogi Bear... Read more

Life in a Goldfish Bowl!

Monday, September 26, 2011      5 comments

Iíve been a Keeper of Goldfish since I was about 12 years old. My first golden beauty lived in a round goldfish bowl, but as I grew and my income grew so did the size of the bowls my fish were housed in. Today I have a 55 gallon tank in my liv... Read more

Look How Far Memory Lane Can Get You!

Friday, September 23, 2011      4 comments

The last few weeks, I have had two people on my mind. They were the parents of a good friend from high school. I havenít seen or heard from the high school friend in 30 years and, for the life of me, I canít figure out why her parents have cre... Read more


Sunday, September 11, 2011      1 comments

Your day begins - 5:45 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7:00 a.m. Any of those times will do. You roll out of bed to the sound of the alarm clock. Go through your morning routine, whether its 30 minutes of exercise, a quick shower, a bite to eat and out the ... Read more

It's Never To Late To....

Friday, September 02, 2011      0 comments

Act on your dreams. Be what you want to be. Change your future. Do things differently. Enrich othersí lives. Face your fears. Get out of neutral. Have fun. Initiate friendships. Jumpstart possibilities. Knock the ďtĒ off caní... Read more

Dare to...

Thursday, September 01, 2011      1 comments

Ask for what you want. Believe in yourself. Change your mind. Do what you love. Enjoy each and every day. Follow your heartís desire. Give more than you receive. Have a sense of humour. Insist on being yourself. Join in more. ... Read more

Who Would have Thunk It?

Friday, June 03, 2011      2 comments

Who would have thunk it? Yesterday I read a blog on SparkPeople about MBT (Masai Barefoot Technology) shoes written by Catherine Pearson a guest blogger. I want to send a big thank-you out to both Catherine and SparkPeople. I was at Wal... Read more


Monday, May 30, 2011      2 comments

Ok, I admit it. I am a compulsive gamer. Whether its The Sims, Neopets, Farmville or SparkPeople, I just can't help myself. Yes, I included SparkPeople in my list of favourite gaming things to do. SP knew what they were doing when they c... Read more

Where to Draw the Line

Thursday, May 26, 2011      1 comments

There are two seasons in the region of Eastern Ontario - winter and the season of the Canada Goose. Winter seems to last about 9 months and once that is over the Canada geese take over - everywhere - parks, farmer's fields, back yards. You can... Read more

I Just Don't Get It....

Thursday, May 19, 2011      2 comments

Over the last few days I have spent some time exploring this massive website SparkPeople. I have checked out each of the teams that I am a member of. I have huddled in teams, read blogs posted by other team members, and posted some myself. ... Read more

Sowing the Seeds of Anticipation!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011      4 comments

My newly retired husband has just finished relocating our small garden patch in the hopes of eliminating a tomato plant virus we have experienced over the last couple of years. Garden is ready and just on time for my Victoria Day planting ritua... Read more

The Next Stage of Our Lives

Friday, April 29, 2011      2 comments

The title of my post tells it all. Today, my husband is retiring. He has worked for the same employer and paid into a pension plan for over 35 years. Not everyone will be able to reach such a milestone. And he did it even though he was diagn... Read more

The Christmas Gift

Tuesday, April 26, 2011      3 comments

Last fall when I was still Sparking regularly, I made a commitment to myself that I needed to participate in at least 30 minutes of physical activity per day along with watching my diet to be successful in living a healthy lifestyle. Counti... Read more

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